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Albert Memorial

Princes Gate | Kensington Gore, London W8, England
+44 20 7495 0916
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This gigantic bejeweled shrine protects the gilt bronze sculpture of Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, which was designed and executed after the Prince Consort's death in 1861.
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Princes Gate | Kensington Gore, London W8, England
Kensington and Hyde Park
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have seen the Albert Memorial every time that we have been to London. During our most recent stay in the city, we again had the opportunity to pass by this impressive memorial on several occasions. Its elegant and eye-catching architecture with heavy gilding certainly...More

Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 1 week ago

Albert Memorial is located in Kensington Gardens just across from Royal Albert Hall. The stunning memorial stands 175 feet tall and was completed in 1876 some fifteen years after the Prince Consort died of Typhoid Fever. The memorial includes nearly 200 statues and was intentionally...More

Thank redeco
Reviewed 1 week ago

A stunning memorial, in every sense of the word. Ostentatious without being pretentious, it stands as an awe-inspiring tribute to love ... and to Empire. The wonderful allegories within the memorial are a testament to the Victorian era, and worthy of contemplation and study, all...More

Thank Giulietta519
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The steeple of this monument stands out amongst the trees and fields of Kensington park. A statue of Prince Albert, Queen Victoria's husband is sheltered by the highly decorated spire. With trees and flowerbeds around, this is a pleasant place to rest and enjoy the...More

Thank GoAlong2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This elaborate, ornate and very blingy memorial, designed by George Gilbert Scott and located opposite the Royal Albert Hall, was commissioned by Queen Victoria to commemorate the death of her beloved husband, Prince Albert, in 1861 and unveiled in 1872 Make a detour from Hyde...More

Thank Nick and Angel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At the beginning of Kensington park and lit up at night. We actually came during the day to see it then had dinner by it and it was twice as impressive at night when it was lit up.

Thank wick1979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Albert memorial stands tall and proud and visible across Kensington park . The golden detail and corner figures is extraordinary well worth a visit

Thank Nigel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite this being my 6th time to the UK, I had never before visited the Albert Memorial. This time I made sure I saw it, and I wasn't disappointed. Such a beautiful, bright and imposing statue it is truly a great reflection of Victoria's love...More

1  Thank jodie_amanda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, you must make a stop at this monument. Not only is it grandiose in size, it is also very beautiful, with some gold-coated elements, including Albert himself. It is a free attraction.

1  Thank Isa-Francis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Magnificent to see incredible piece of art work very underrated and stands out as driving past More should see this

1  Thank Menumore
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